If there’s one thing we’ve learned so far by living in Japan, it’s that Japanese websites love text and html… lots of html. The JLPT registration process is no exception to this rule. The registration deadline for the second test in 2015 is 9/30/2015!!! So do your best to register quickly. The next JLPT test… Read More Quick Update – Guide to Registering for the JLPT – Japanese Language Proficiency Test – 2015
Click here to get Cheap Online Japanese Lessons! Last night I dusted off my StarWars Trilogy DVD and popped in A New Hope with Japanese Audio. Just like our learning Japanese with the bible series, the rationale here is that if you are extremely familiar with the source material and context it will be much… Read More Learning Japanese With Star Wars
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Yesterday My wife and I were able to have the opportunity to take the JLPT N4 Practice exam. Here are the key take-aways. 1) You know much less Kanji than you think you do. 2) You know much less Grammar than you think you do. 3) You know much less than you think you do.… Read More What I learned taking the JLPT N4 Practice Test – Steps to study going forward.
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Between going on vacation and hanging out with Domo-Kun, getting sick, and playing airsoft, we have been unfortunately neglecting the regular updates of this blog! We apologize!!! However, we have some good news! Both of us have registered for the JLPT N4 Exam. The exam is 3 months away, taking place on July 5th. In… Read More JLPT N4 Resources – Study Update
Airsoft – in Japan, is referred to as サバイバルゲーム or Sa Ba I Ba Ru gamu – Sabage for Short. It is kind of like paintball, only it can be done without ruining the carpet. Here are some pictures from our last game: Click here for more Japanese Lessons! Throughout the course of playing with Japanese people,… Read More Japanese Airsoft Vocabulary – サバイバルゲーム
Japan is an interesting place and most foreigners will find things that they don’t understand. One of the most comically different things is Japanese body gestures and body language. Check out these five funny gestures below! More Japanese Lessons! Please! / I’m sorry! You can ask please by putting your hands together and saying onegaishimasu. You… Read More Top 5 Funny Japanese Body Language Gestures
So you’ve booked your flights…. you’re ready to cosplay, eat pocky, and go to akihabara where you will procure the latest and greatest in fan fiction. You might even hit up a maid cafe while you’re at it. Before you get ahead of yourself, here are the top 5 Japanese phrases that you can get around… Read More Traveling To Tokyo, Japan – Top 5 Japanese Survival Phrases
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